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Book Review: John Fusco’s New Comic Thriller ‘Dog Beach’ Imitates Film Life

John Fusco

Screenwriter John Fusco draws on his own filmmaking life in comic thriller book "Dog Beach" that satirizes the life. Read Vera Badertscher's review.

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Exclusive Interview: Swoosie Kurtz Talks ‘Mike & Molly,’ Older Women on TV

This Old Peggy

Lisa Iannucci caught up with Swoosie Kurtz, who chatted about her new book, her role on the hit TV show "Mike & Molly," and older women in Hollywood.

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Exclusive Interview: Lois Lowry Talks Books, Writing & The Giver

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Jane Boursaw chats with Lois Lowry about her favorite books, how children's literature has changed, and her book "The Giver," in theaters Aug. 15, 2014.

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Jennifer Lopez to Release ‘True Love’ Memoir in October


After a lot of soul searching, Jennifer Lopez has decided to release "True Love," her memoir of one of the most transformative periods in her life.

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V.C. Andrews’ ‘Petals on the Wind’ Coming to Lifetime


V.C. Andrews' "Petals on the Wind" will premiere on Lifetime May 26, with two more movies to follow. Heather Graham, Ellen Burstyn and Wyatt Nash star.

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Book to Movie: New ‘Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants’ Movie in Development

Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

Belle Wong reports that a new "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" movie is in the works. No word on the cast yet.

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Book to Miniseries: J.K. Rowling’s ‘The Casual Vacancy’ Coming to BBC

JK Rowling

Belle Wong reports on exciting news - J.K. Rowling's "The Casual Vacancy" is being adapted into a miniseries for the BBC.

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Annie Leibovitz Book Launch Kicks Off Oscar Parties

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The Oscar parties kicked off mid-week with a celebration of Annie Leibovitz’s new Sumo-size Taschen book on Wed. night at the legendary Chateau Marmont.

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James Patterson Giving Cash to Indie Book Stores

James Patterson

Author James Patterson doesn't want to see independent book stores vanish from our landscape, so he's doing something about it and awarding cash grants.

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Get Rid of Your Stuff, Says Author of ‘Everything That Remains’

Everything That Remains

"Everything That Remains" is a new book by Joshua Fields Millburn, who recounts how he ditched his job and clutter and regained his life.

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Simon & Schuster Debuts Book Site, 250 Words


Simon & Schuster has a new site called 250 Words covering business books. That's perfect for Jane, because 250 words is all she has time for.

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Lena Dunham Has a Book Coming Out

Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham has a new book coming out in October. She's determined to help make our treacherous relationships and degrading jobs easier. You go, girl.

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